The Old-Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival is today and tomorrow (6/14-6/15) in and around the West Plains Civic Center. There will be artisans and demonstrators, vendors and more.For more information, oldtimemusic.org.
Take part in a free yoga class on Park Central Square every Friday at 12:15 through July 26th. Yoga mats are provided on a first come, first-served basis. In case of rain, the class is held at the Downtown YMCA. For details, 812-3089.
The Sounds on the Square Concert Series continues tonight (6/14) from 7 to 9 on Park Central Square with the band Speakeasy. Take lawn chairs.
The trails at the Springfield Conservation Nature Center have been closed for the last few days, but they’ll reopen today (6/14).
The History Museum for Springfield-Greene County presents the exhibit “Woodruff’s Dream: the Mother Road through Springfield Route 66” through August 31st. The museum is open today and tomorrow (6/14-6/15) from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. For more information, historymuseumonthesquare.org.
A dance is held each Friday night at 7 at the West Plains Senior Center. Admission is $4, and all ages are welcome.
Acoustic Jam on the Square is Friday nights at 7 on the Square in West Plains. Take instruments and lawn chairs.
Learn about organic lawn care during a program tonight (6/14) at 6:30 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center. RSVP to mg [dot] greenecounty [at] gmail [dot] comor call 863-7559.
Kids in preschool through fifth grade are invited to the Springfield Conservation Nature Center to learn about animals that make their home underground. It’s in conjunction with the Springfield-Greene County Library’s Summer Reading Program Dig into Reading. Drop by anytime between 9 and noon today (6/14).
As part of the series “Stories with Your Legislators,” Republican Jeff Messenger will read stories to kids of all ages this morning (6/14) at 10 at the Ash Grove Branch Library.
The Missouri Institute of Natural Science and the Springfield-Greene County Library District invite you to the program “Here, There and Everywhere: Earth and Sky” tonight (6/14) from 6:30 to 10:30. Explore the Earth with games and activities for the whole family including an archaeological dig. Check out artifacts from Riverbluff Cave. After dark, explore the night sky through telescopes. For more information, 889-2547.
The Greater Ozarks Pridefest is tomorrow (6/15) in downtown Springfield. The event will begin with a march at 11:30 from Chestnut and Boonville to Park Central Square. Lineup will start at 11. There will be live music and entertainment on the square after the march.
The 10thannual Day at the Range and Outdoor Adventure Fair for people with disabilities and their friends and families, is tomorrow (6/15) at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center. To register, 742-4361 or southwestmissouridayattherange.com.
The Boys and Girls Club will host the 7thannual Walk this Way Walkathon tomorrow (6/15) beginning at 8 am at the Stalnaker Unit, 1410 N. Fremont. To find out more about the 5k to benefit the club, 862-9249 or bgclubspringfield.org.
The 12thannual Summer Snowfest returns to Springfield’s Jordan Valley Park tomorrow (6/15) from 4 to 9. Play in a mountain of snow and take part in other activities including inflatables, touch tennis, hockey, badminton and more, and there will be live music. For more information, parkboard.org.
Greene County Extension will host a Food Preservation Camp tomorrow (6/15) from 8:30 to 5 at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center. Learn about pressure canning, dehydrating food, making salsa, pickling and jams and jellies. The cost is $85. To register, 881-8909.
Farmers Market of the Ozarks will host its Berry Blast Festival tomorrow (6/15) from 8 to 1 featuring cooking demonstrations and a dessert cook-off. Those who would like to enter should have their dessert and recipe at the market by 9:30 am. FMO is also holding a drive tomorrow for items for the residents of Moore, Oklahoma. These items are needed: hand held openers, baby wipes, formula, diapers of assorted sizes, sun screen, personal hygiene items, non-perishable foods, batteries, bottled water, monetary donations, disinfectant wipes, individually wrapped snack food, ibuprofen, adhesive bandages, gloves, and hand sanitizer.
The Greater Springfield Farmers Market is open tomorrow (6/1) from 8 to 1 in the southeast corner of the Battlefield Mall Parking Lot.
C-Street Market is open tomorrow (6/1) from 8 to 1 near the Footbridge on Commercial Street.
To find out about other Farmer’s Markets in the Ozarks, agebb.missouri.edu.
Ozarks Self Reliant Living University will hold a gardening class today (6/15) at the Koshkonong Senior Center and tomorrow (6/16) at the Next Step 7thDay Adventist Church from 1 to 3. For details, 417-264-2435.
Kids in grades six through 12 can watch the movie “Holes” tomorrow (6/15) at 1 at the Brentwood Branch Library.
Several hands-on science experiments will be set up from 1 to 5 tomorrow (6/15) at the Fair Grove Park for anyone in grades four through 12. To register through the Fair Grove Branch Library, 759-2637.
Adults are invited to see the movie “Rent,” rated PG-13, tomorrow night (6/15) at 6:30 at the Park Central Branch Library.
The 4thannual Run for the Parks 5K/10K is tomorrow (6/15) at Crosby Park in Aurora. Registration at runforthepark.org or active.com.
Dads get free admission to Dickerson Park Zoo Sunday (6/16) in observance of Father’s Day.
Families can shoot for free Sunday (6/15) from noon to 4 at the Andy Dalton Shooting Range in honor of Father’s Day.
Sharon Jeffus, author of “Teaching Astronomy through Art,” is offering a class for kids in grade K-6 Sunday afternoon (6/16) at 2 at the Library Center. To learn more, 882-0714.
Springfield-Greene County Park Board pools are open for the summer. For details, parkboard.org/aquatics or 864-2099.